Articles containing the tag ‘Barry Roux
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Closing Arguments

Oscar Pistorius is on trial for the gunning down of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on the morning of Valentine’s Day in 2013. According to the state, the couple had an argument the night before and, in a ... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Latest

The infamous murder trial of South African Paralympian athlete, Oscar Pistorius, resumed on Thursday in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. The court resumed in order to hear both the state’s and Pi... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, July 7th, 2014

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Defence Not Permitted to Consult State Psychiatrist

Murder accused paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, and his defence team have not been granted permission to speak to state psychiatrist, Carla Kotze, the court heard on Monday. Pistorius’s defence team wished t... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Oscar had no reason to think there was an intruder in his house

The Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial still continues and it has entered its third week. On Tuesday, day fifteen of the trial, was the day when the state wrapped up its case against the accused. But what does this a... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Ballistics Expert Talks About Reeva Steenkamp’s Last Moments

The Oscar Pistorius saga rages on. The star Paralympian is appearing before Judge Thokozile Masipa in the North Gauteng High Court following an incident that happened on the morning of Valentines Day in 2013 wh... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, March 15th, 2014

The Oscar Pistorius Trial: Defence Questions the Integrity of the Evidence from the Crime Scene

Day ten of the Oscar Pistorius Trial came and went on Friday at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Oscar is being accused of the premeditated murder of his then girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, a model and l... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, March 10th, 2014

Day six of the Oscar Pistorius Trial: Oscar’s Gun had Black Talon Bullets

There was a return to the courthouse this morning after the short break of the weekend.  The court activities started off with the defence team led by veteran defence lawyer, Barry Roux cross examining the sec... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Eventful Day One of Oscar Pistorius Trial

South Africa and the rest of the world waited for more than a year to see Oscar Pistorius stand trial for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The long and anxious wait ended on Monday when live broadca... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Carl Pistorius Defence Points Out Holes In State Evidence

The Pistorius family lawyers are fast building a reputation for methodically tearing the statements of investigating officers apart with their tenacious line of questioning. This time around it was lawyer Kenny... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Oscar Bail Application Successful

The Oscar Pistorius murder case has all the action and drama that one can expect from a movie. The plot includes a world-famous, inspirational athlete with violent tendencies who is attracted to guns and shoots... Read more »